Report No. 10:PF029
Apple: Malus domestica 'Gala'
Fire blight: Erwinia amylovora

Evaluation of conventional and alternative to manage blossom blight on 'Gala' apples in Pennsylvania, 2015.

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First Author: Kari Peter, Penn State University Fruit Research and Extension Center

Additional Authors: B. Lehman; C. Bower; B. Jarjour

Section: Pome Fruits


Geographical location: Pennsylvania, United States

Products Tested: Apogee; Blossom Protect; Cueva; Firewall 17W; ProPhyt; Serenade Optimum

Active chemical(s): Prohexadione Ca; Aureobasidium pullulans; Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108; Streptomycin sulfate; Potassium phosphite; Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713

Biological Control: 1.. Blossom Protect; Aureobasidum pullulans; Westbridge Agricultural Products; 2. Serenade Optimum; Bacillus subtilus QST 713 strain; Bayer CropScience; 2. FireQuencher; bacteriophage; Brigham Young University; 3. Bloomtime; Pantoea agglomerans; Nufarm; 4. Actigard; acibenzolar-s-methyl; Syngenta

Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): BASF Corporation; Westbridge Agricultural Products; Certis; AgroSource, Inc.; Helena Chemical Company; Bayer CropScience

Publication date: September 5, 2016

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